Save Big Money in Argentina (How to Avoid Crazy ATM Fees)

Argentina is a spectacular country, one of the most beautiful in all of South America, with a rich culture, incredible history, and friendly people. There is SO much to love about Argentina and so little to hate, but one of the things that you’ll definitely hate is the money in Argentina and the banking situation. Beyond the natural wonders, the …

Best Travel Credit Cards: Get These First and Travel for Free

A central piece of the puzzle for my life of continuous travel has been by embracing travel hacking (read my Travel Hacking 101 article if you aren’t already familiar) which allows me to rack up points for super cheap flights (basically free, but you pay taxes & fees) and free hotel nights. A key part of that equation is identifying …

Medellin Marriott Hotel Review: Elegance on the Golden Mile

Thanks to my Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card (one of my favorite travel credit cards), I get one free award night certificate every year. This year, I found the expiration date fast approaching and with no other hard travel plans coming up, I decided to use my certificate locally here in Medellin as a little anniversary celebration for Andrea and me …

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2020’s Best Gifts for Adventure Lovers and Travelers

I don’t encourage people to buy more things, especially things they don’t need. But if you’re looking for the best gifts for adventure lovers or for things to give to your friends or family this year, you’re better off buying things that are meant to get them out there experiencing the world with things that they’ll enjoy for years to …

The Ultimate Guide to Envigado, Colombia

Envigado, Colombia is perhaps one of the most appealing and overlooked places to live, stay, and explore in greater Medellin. It used to feel like a world away when I lived up in Laureles, but a while back I moved to Envigado and have been exploring everything that this town has to offer. I’m pleased to report, that there is …

La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago Chile

10 Best Santiago Tours: Activities to Experience in Chile

Santiago, Chile is a city that exudes a cosmopolitan vibe, offering a combination of old-world charm and all the conveniences that modern life brings. Another big plus for the Chilean capital is that it has one of the most interesting landscapes, situated between the snow-capped Andean mountains to the east and beautiful Pacific seascapes to the west, with arid lands …

The ultimate guide to volunteering abroad

Volunteering Abroad: 20+ Ways to Travel the World with a Purpose

Volunteering abroad can be an incredibly rewarding experience that you will cherish for decades to come, but the very idea of how to go about volunteering abroad and sorting out the logistics can be almost overwhelming for many. Just a few of the things you’ll need to consider is which country you want to go to, deciding on which organization …